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Gov’t subsidies provided to political parties

  • October 21, 2016
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications provided a total of 7.994 billion yen in the third tranche of government subsidies to political parties in 2016. The subsidies to the political parties were calculated based on the results of the July House of Councillors election. The Japanese Communist Party did not apply for a subsidy. Following is a list of state subsidies provided to political parties:


Liberal Democratic Party

4.412 billion yen

Democratic Party

2.238 billion yen


782 million yen

Nippon Ishin no Kai

232 million yen

Party for Japanese Kokoro

131 million yen

Social Democratic Party

102 million yen

Liberal Party

92 million yen

(Rounded down to the nearest one million yen)

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